El Paso County commissioners review plan to transform 'No Man's Land'

By: RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

At least $20 million in local tax dollars will be spent over the next few years reclaiming "No Man's Land," a stretch of west Colorado Avenue long plagued by poor drainage, no sidewalks and general blight.

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New rates approved for Colorado Springs Utilities customers

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

Colorado Springs Utilities customers will get back a good chunk of change since their December bills, thanks to $28.9 million in over-collections as natural gas and coal market costs have continued to sink.

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Mountain Metropolitan Transit meetings gather feedback on proposed bus route changes

By: matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com

By mid spring, at least some Colorado Springs public transportation regulars won't have to wait as long for the next bus to roll up to their stop.

Mountain Metropolitan Transit officials wrapped up a series...

Colorado Springs wants input on disaster preparedness plan

By: RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

Landslides, hail storms, wildfires and floods have all changed how Colorado Springs officials think of local natural disasters, and that's reflected in the city's new hazard mitigation plan.

While those...

Colorado Springs City Council paves way for revised sit-lie to become law

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

The fiercely fought sit-lie ordinance, officially dubbed the Pedestrian Access Act, will become law after six months of public hearings and proposal rewrites, the Colorado Springs City Council decided Tuesday after...

Critics: Colorado 'outsourced' campaign finance enforcement

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Tammy Holland says she just wanted to get her rural Colorado neighbors to read up on a school board election when she took out newspaper ads last September that listed the candidates and criticized some of...

Even watered-down drone limits fail in Colorado Legislature

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Drone limits keep going down faster than a paper airplane in the Colorado Legislature, which is bucking national headwinds to curb private drone use.

A House committee voted unanimously Tuesday to...

Major mine expansions in West test moratorium on coal sales

By: The Associated Press

BILLINGS, Mont. — An Obama administration move to overhaul coal sales from public lands will be put to its first test this week as companies seek to advance two major mining projects in the Western U.S.

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